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Baron Wolman

Despite some important journalism, the iconic music mag was hopelessly apolitical early on and never shed its obnoxious sexism more

Nov 3, 2017 6:15 AM Books

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The Jack Robinson Archive

The genius Canadian musician spews her anger, insecurities and bitterness in David Yaffe's can't-put-it-down biography more

Oct 3, 2017 6:00 AM Books 1 Comments

Author and journalist Nicholas Jennings offers a well-researched but conventional textbook account of the Canadian folk superstar's career more

Sep 23, 2017 7:00 AM Books

Jan Wong's Apron Strings will make you want to eat and Naben Ruthnum’s Curry will make you think more

Sep 13, 2017 2:08 PM Books

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Randall Slavin

The author's 12th novel begins on the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration and ends as Donald Trump becomes the 2016 Republican presidential candidate more

Sep 5, 2017 7:00 AM Books 1 Comments

The Illegal is well told but fails to grab you more

Sep 8, 2015 1:40 PM Books

Worthy of this year's Trillium Prize win – beating out heavyweights Dionne Brand and Margaret Atwood more

Jul 8, 2015 7:02 PM Books

Jul 3, 2015 10:57 AM Books

Andrew Pyper scores again more

Apr 1, 2015 6:32 PM Books

Tapping into our fears of memory loss and claustrophobia more

Apr 1, 2015 4:48 PM Books

This talent has no limit more

Feb 25, 2015 6:28 PM Books

Shock fiction falls flat more

Jan 28, 2015 10:11 AM Books

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